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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826
Date:
1811
Short Title:
Spanish dominions in North America, middle part.
Publisher:
Cadell and Davies
London
Publisher:
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
London
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
52
Obj Width cm:
71
Scale 1:
3,000,000
Note:
Engraved map. Full hand col. Shows mines, farms, shoals, etc. Relief shown by hachures. Covers central and southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador and part of Honduras. "Pinkerton's modern atlas."
Reference:
Kapp, Central America early maps up to 1860, 89; P724; NMC 409; cf P-Maps, p. 408 (1818 Dobson ed.)
World Area:
Central America
Country:
Guatemala; Mexico
Full Title:
Spanish dominions in North America, middle part. Drawn under the direction of Mr. Pinkerton by L. Hebert. Neele sculpt. 352 Strand. London: published Septr. 1st, 1811, by Cadell & Davies, Strand & Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, Paternoster Row.
List No:
0732.046
Page No:
44
Series No:
49
Engraver or Printer:
Hebert, L.; Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824
Publication Author:
Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826
Pub Date:
1815
Pub Title:
A modern atlas, from the latest and best authorities, exhibiting the various divisions of the world, with its chief empires, kingdoms and states, in sixty maps, carefully reduced from the largest and most authentic sources. Directed and superintended by John Pinkerton, author of Modern geography, &c. London: Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street; for T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, And Brown, Paternoster Row. 1815.
Pub Reference:
P724; NMC 409.
Pub Note:
A superb copy. One of the best English Atlases of the period, similar to Thomson's General Atlas of 1817. See the Philadelphia edition of 1818. Maps are hand painted in full color and bound in new half leather beige cloth covered boards with "Pinkerton Atlas" stamped in gilt on a black spine label.
Pub List No:
0732.000
Pub Type:
World Atlas
Pub Maps:
61
Pub Height cm:
59
Pub Width cm:
48
Image No:
0732046
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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